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Ah Christmas Cake, love it or hate it, it’s a regular on the table come Christmas day and before we know it the dessert plates are being piled high, sending everyone into a sugar-loaded food coma. Here’s a healthy alternative that’s easier on the waistline won’t leave you reaching for your stretchy pants, have we got the cake for you!

Ingredients:

 

700g Dried Mixed Fruit
100g Coconut Flour
100g Almond Meal
70g Walnuts
1.5 Tsp Cinnamon
1/4 of a Tsp Nutmeg, freshly ground
2 Tsp Vanilla Extract
3 Tbsp Olive Oil
3 Eggs
Zest and Juice from 2 Oranges
100g Mixed Nuts to garnish, Walnuts, Brazil Nuts, Pecan, Hazelnuts
50g Dried Cranberries to garnish
20g Goji Berries to garnish

 

Directions:

 

Pre-heat oven to 180c.

 

Line the bottom and sides of a cake tin with baking paper.

 

In a large mixing bowl combine the dried fruit, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, walnuts and orange zest and juice.  In a separate bowl whisk the eggs and add to the dry mix along with the olive oil, stirring well to combine.  

 

Fold through the Coconut Flour and Almond Meal, and mix well.  Pour the cake mixture into the cake tin, and bake for approximately 1 hour.  Test with a skewer to make sure it is cooked through, set aside to cool.

 

Turn the cake out onto a plate, and garnish with the extra dried nuts, cranberries and goji berries.

 

 

Recipe Supplied by  Les Mills International

 

 

Directions:

 

Pre-heat oven to 180c.

 

Line the bottom and sides of a cake tin with baking paper.

 

In a large mixing bowl combine the dried fruit, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, walnuts and orange zest and juice.  In a separate bowl whisk the eggs and add to the dry mix along with the olive oil, stirring well to combine.  

 

Fold through the Coconut Flour and Almond Meal, and mix well.  Pour the cake mixture into the cake tin, and bake for approximately 1 hour.  Test with a skewer to make sure it is cooked through, set aside to cool.

 

Turn the cake out onto a plate, and garnish with the extra dried nuts, cranberries and goji berries.

 

 

Recipe Supplied by  Les Mills International